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ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
horrible headline for the nfl in a week. tonight, that lineman for the cowboys, josh brent, is under arrest. his teammate, jerry brown, who was in the car with him, died in the accident. one week to the day of the murder-suicide involving jovan belcher. this evening, newly-released surveillance video of him. john schriffen on both cases. he begins here with the new arrest. >> reporter: a late night of drinking and driving leads to the death of a dallas cowboys player. his teammate now under arrest, charged with manslaughter while intoxicated. 24-year-old josh brent, a defensive lineman, was speeding down a service road in irving, texas, when his vehicle hit a curb, flipped over, killing the passenger, 25-year-old linebacker jerry brown. >> when the officers arrived on the scene, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: this comes one week after kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, before turning the gun on himself at the team's practice facility. >> you were visiting somebody at these apar
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
at the hospital. >> gregg: new reaction to that deadly crash involving a dallas cowboys player. josh brent now facing up to 20 years behind bars for alleged drunk driving accident that killed his teammate. casey stegall is live in arlington, texas. >> reporter: today a judge set bail at josh brent at $500,000. his attorney is now saying that is too high. it is more than the cowboys authorized him to pay and he is petitioning to get that lowered. meantime, brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. police say he was driving drunk late friday night into early saturday morning. police report goes on to say he was driving at a high rate of speed. the wheel of his vehicle hit a curb causing it to flip and catch fire. this happened a few miles from cowboys stadium. officers on the scene says the cowboy nose tackle failed the field sobriety test but an attorney said road construction may be partially to blame. >> anybody knows how much construction is going on, it's hazardous, it's not well lit at night. i've done it. you don't see these things and it's changing, it's not as if on thursda
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 1:00pm PST
bombshell rocking the n.f.l. dallas cowboys player josh brent under arrest facing intoxication manslaughter charges after a car crash in texas that killed his teammate. they say he was speeding when his vehicle flipped over and hit a curb and inside, jerry brown was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at nearby hospital. we are awaiting a news conference from a police department in texas. we're keeping a close eye on it and bring you any developments as soon as they happen. >>> another fox news alert. a major take down in the fight against the war on terror. the alleged ring leader of an al-qaeda linked group suspected taking part in the september 11th assault in benghazi now in custody. egyptian authorities busting him in cairo and getting assistance from u.s. intelligence agencies. hello, i'm gregg jarrett. >> heather: i'm had heather childers. welcome to a brand-new hour. the suspect has been identified as this man, mohammad jamal amad he was in the process of trying to launch a new affiliated of al-qaeda in egypt, but the focus so his links to the brool attack that killed four americ
KRON
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am PST
josh brent taken into custody after a crash that killed one of his teammates. we'll have details on that investigation coming up. >> i'm marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu >> good morning. as for this afternoon, we will have sunny skies and warmer temperatures compared to yesterday with authorities. for this evening it is going to be cool inland. mostly clear we could see some fog again. taking a look at temperatures in the north bay. a bit warmer in the 50s. with mid 40's for the east bayshore as we go for the afternoon. we will get to the 60s mid-60s an antioch, livermore, 68 in oakland to. 54 in half moon bay fior59 in the santa rosa. and mid-60s fort san rafeal. your full forecast, coming up with mid- >> new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a homicide that took the life his home. kron four's mike pelton joins us live now from the antioch police department with more on what happened, >> this is. banyan and mahogany and after 10:a party last nig
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
and a teammate, josh brent, has been charged in his death. the first hour of america's news headquarters, starts with a report from our own casey stegele, live in cowboys stadium in arlington, texas. >> reporter: yeah. cowboys stadium behind me is quiet today because america's team is in cincinnati, playing the bengal this is afternoon. but we understand the team was briefed about this tragedy before their plane left dallas yesterday, that's when they learned that one of their teammates was dead and another one was behind bar, 24-year-old josh brent is expected to post bail later today from irving, texas, where he was arrested. police there say late friday night, early saturday morning, the cowboys' nose tackle left a club in dallas, was driving above the posted speed limit, hit a curb and flipped his car and investigators on the scene believe he was drunk. jerry brown, his friend and a dallas cowboys linebacker, did not survive the crash. >> the focus from our standpoint on behalf of josh is, jerry brown, his family, his loved ones, his friends, this is a tremendous loss to him. this is like lo
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
josh brent the cowboys lineman. police say brent had been drinking. >> the officers were able to determine based on the objective symptoms he was displaying they felt alcohol was a factor. that's when they moved into the dwi investigation. >> casey seigel is live in dallas. what's the latest? >> this is from the police report. two players were partying last night at a club in dallas. that report goes on to say at 2:20 local time 24-year-old josh brent was driving irving at a high rate of speed when his vehicle tire hit a curb and flipped at least one time. they say the dallas cowboys nose tackle was responsive and he then failed the field sobriety text. he is charged with intoxication manslaughter. his team nate jerry brown junior did not survive. he was in the passenger seat. brown had been signed to the practice squad in october. now investigators are looking for eyewitnesss who may have seen this all unfold. >> they have to map the entire scene there's a lot of formulas and skid marks. they have to map the scene. there are a lot of things they have to d to determine and rec
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
, was pronounced dead at a hospital. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent, the cowboys starting nose tackle. want to bring in now cnn's mark makay for more on this. do we know anything more about this accident? >> no, it unfolded in the early morning hours saturday morning, don, in dallas, just after 2:00 a.m. as you said, a car driven by dallas cowboys defensive lineman josh brent crashing after hitting a curb and flipping. his teammate, not only with the dallas cowboys, but at the university of illinois, jerry brown jr., a practice squad linebacker with the cowboys, was killed. police arrested and booked the 24-year-old josh price brent into the irving county jail. one count of intoxication manslaughter against brent. here is a spokesperson for the department. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests, based on his performance of those tests, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
accident. brown was a passenger. the driver was his teammate, josh brent, who now has a $500,000 bond while facing charges he killed someone while driving drunk. police say brent's mercedes was moving very fast when he hurt a curb and flipped. josh brent has a history of dui. >>> an update to last week's tragedy in kansas city. new video released by police show javon bell cher hours before he killed his girlfriend then his. dash cam video shows police talking to belcher after they found him sleeping in his car. listen to what police told him in this advice i don't released by kansas city police. >> you live right here? >> yeah. >> okay, that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> belcher told police he was going to a nearby apartment to see a woman. >>> a cloud of political uncertainty is hanging over venezuela. president chavez announced his cancer has returned and he is traveling to cuba for surgery for a third time. but this time the 58-year-old leader named the vice president as his choice to replace him in case something to do happen to him. parliament
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
will play in cincinnati, one day after their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. brent will be in court today for a bail hearing after a crash that flipped his car and killed a teammate. abc news reporter clayton sandel has the latest. >> police say dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road after 2:00 a.m. saturday when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger's seat, brent's teammate, jerry brown. >> when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away, then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> it's not the first time brent was charged with drinking and driving. he was sentenced in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cowboys josh brent will be in court this morning. he flipped his car early saturday morning that killed a teammate. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road, just after 2:00 a.m., when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jerry brown. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he relea
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
crash and his teammate is facing criminal charges, josh brent was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after the sickle car accident at 2:30 a.m. in dallas. jerry brown, a linebacker who joined the practice squad this week, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. brent was born here in california, grew up in illinois. police say alcohol was a factor and brent lost control of his mercedes at a high rate of speed. >> the vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing the vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top, once it slid back into the roadway. >> brent faced two to 20 years if convicted of felony intoxication manslaughter. >>> several shopping districts in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
, with the dallas cowboys. starting defensive tackle josh brent leaving a dallas nightclub was speeding early this morning when his car flipped over. inside was him and a close friend, jerry brown a linebacker just signed off the practice squad. brown was killed in the accident. he and his wife were expecting their first child. this is brent's mug shot that you saw there as he was arrested and charged for intoxicated manslaughter. he is currently being held without bail. last saturday, chiefs' linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in kansas city. >>> college football as we speak the game's highest honor the heisman trophy is about to be awarded. it will be among quarterback johnny manziel, collin klein or notre dame linebacker manti te'o. oh, the cannons. vice president joe biden greeting army and navy players before kickoff. navy in white, scored with under five minutes to go and the quarterback keeper by keenan reynolds. now army they're trying to end a ten year drought. in fact they were driving over a minute left in the navy red zone. when larry gibson f
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
josh brent was speeding down this road just after 2:00 a.m. saturday when his car crashed, flipped, and caught fire. in the passenger seat? his teammate jerry brown. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away, then mr. brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time he's been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days from behind bars. he released a statement overnight saying i will live with this horrific and tragic loss every day for the rest of my life. it has been a tragic week for the nfl. last saturday, javon belcher murdered his girlfriend, then killed himself leaving his infant daughter or fanned. just hours earlier, police talked to belcher found passed out in his car. >> how are we doing tonight, man? >> reporter: he has been drinking
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
. in a few hours the dallas cowboys will play in cincinnati, one day after their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck southeast son has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and of a brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply sad end by the news of this accident and the pass
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck severtson has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathi
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
tragedy. jerry brown has been killed in a car accident. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent. police think alcohol was involved, and he says after hitting a curb at a high speed, their car travelled nearly 900 feet. take a listen. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so he was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. based on performance in those tests, along with our officers observations, and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> he has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. a second degree felony charge. he could face a sentence from two to 20 years. a update now, new video released by the kansas city police show jovan belcher hours before he apparently killed his girlfriend and then himself. the first dash cam video you see here shows police catching to belcher. he was not arrested, and he told police he was going to an apartment to the see a woman. listen to what police told him. >> you live right here? then you need to just go upstairs, dude
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
was skilled on saturday. the 25-year-old was a passenger in a car driving by his teammate, josh brent. police arrested and booked the lineman into the irving city jail on one count of intoxication manslaughter. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. brent was asked to perform from field sobriety tests. after he performed them, and after conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest. >> the dallas cowboys learned about the death of one teammate, and the arrest of another, before they boarded a night to cincinnati. jer jer jer jerry jones issued a statement saying we're deeply saddened by in incident. our hearts and thoughts are with jerry's family and those who knew and loved him. one week ago, the nfl was smhakn by the death of jovan belcher. >> jovan is a member of the family, what we did, we didn't like, but he is still a member of our family. and when you go out in society, and things like this happen in society, because they do happen in society, you don't see people throwing the family members out the door, you know? th
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 3:00am PST
accident. he was driven in a car driven by his team nate and friend josh brent. after hitting a curb their car traveled nearly 900 feet. he has been arrested. he could face a sentence of 2 to 20 years. >> after since six round 206s blows, marquez won. he lost to pacquiao before. mitt romney and his wife were ringside and they wished him luck. >>> more than 300 soldiers are back from afghanistan, just in time for the holidays. this was the scene of ft. s t stewart in savannah, georgia. >>> they're members of the greatest generation and they're dying at a staggering rate, nearly a thousand a day, and with them their first-hand accounts of world war ii are being lost to history. in the first of two parts we meet one of those vets, mortgage witzmann. this is his account of pearl harbor and the surrender to japan. >> 1941 a date that will live in infamy. >> i actually enlisted in january of 1943. i would have brn drafted anyway, but i was anxious to get after the people who started that whole war after pearl harbor. so i found mooits on board a troop ship in december of 1943 on its way to
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
city chiefs player more sad news rocking the nfl. dallas cowboys ease nose tackle josh brent under arrest after a car crash that killed his teammate jerry brown. brown was just 25 years old. he was a member of the cowboys' practice squad. dominique is live in l.a. with the latest. dominique? >> hi, rick. jerry brown was a practice squad line backer. he was killed in the one-car accident around 2:20 in the morning in the dallas suburb of irving. his teammate josh brent was behind the wheel, and just the two of them were in the vehicle. the police department described how the accident unfolded. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top once it slid back into the roadway and came to rest in the center of the service road. >> they say brown pictured here during his college days was found unresponsive at the scene and once he got to the hospital he was pronounced dead. it was supposed that they
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
involved alcohol. >> this morning, police have charged dallas cowboys defensive lineman josh brent with aftercation manslaughter he slipped his car in an accident that killed his teammate, jerry brown. >> a dallas cowboy in jail after an early-morning crash that killed his teammate. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time the vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing the vehicle to flip at least one time. >> irving police say josh brent was driving when the mercedes flipped and landed on its top. the passenger was jerry brown jr., a linebacker on the cowboys practice squad. officers say the car was on fire when they arrived on scene. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> investigators say brown was unresponsive and died at a hospital. they say speed and alcohol are factors in the crash. brent failed a field sobriety test. >> based on his performance of those tests along with our officers' observations and the conversations they had with him, he was pl
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am EST
. >> defensive lineman josh brent been charged with intoxication manslaughter after an accident that killed his teammate, jerry brown. officers say it appears brent's vehicle was going at a high rate of speed when it hit a curve, causing it to overturn. the accident happened around 2:20 a.m., a few hours before brent was supposed to be on a team flight to cincinnati. >> we have two different groups of investigators working together but it takes time to retrace where they were, how long they were there, people that may have seen them beforehand. >> investigators say jerry brown was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the hospital. the 25-year-old signed to the cowboys in october. cowboys owner jerry jones released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. josh brent was arrested and pleaded guilty to d.u.i. charges in 2009. >> we are getting a better picture of what happened the morning kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, then himself. missouri police released dash cam video from their police car sh
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
josh brent has been charged with vehicle lar manslaughter. miguel almaguer. >> reporter: josh brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter after a passenger and his car, fellow teammate jerry brown was killed in an accident. >> it appears he was traveling at a high rate of speed, at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing his vehicle to flip. >> reporter: brent and brown played football together at the university of illinois. while in college brent pleaded guilty to a dui in 2009. saturday, when police arrived on scene, officers say brent was pulling brown's body from the wreckage. member of the cowboys practice team, brown was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. brent faces 2 to 20 years in prison and is expected in court today. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. brent was asked to perform field sobriety tests. >> reporter: for the nfl this is the second tragedy in a week. on friday police released dash cam video of jovan belcher. >> you live here? you need to go upstai
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
saturday morning, josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his vehicle hit a curb and flipped. >> our initial indication is that when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died, that charge was upgraded to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying, we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest simple this are with the members of jerry's family and all those who knew him and loved him. this incident comes a week after kansas city chiefs linebacker javon belcher killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the team's practice facility. a newly released video taken before the murder-suicide shows police responding
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
defensive tackle josh brent was leaving a dallas nightclub and was speeding when his car flipped over. inside was close friend jerry brown a linebacker just signed off the practice squad. brown was killed in the accident. he and his wife were expecting their first child. this is brent's mug shot as he was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter. he is currently being held without bond. the last saturday chiefs linebacker belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in kansas city. >>> the cannons go off in philadelphia. joe biden the vp greeting army/navy players before kickoff. navy in white. scored with five minutes to go on a quarterback keeper. that's keenan reynolds. now army they were trying to end a ten year drought to these guys. they were driving over a minute left. they were in the red zone when harry dixon fumbled it away. the midshipmen make it 11 straight over the football rival final from philadelphia 17-13. >>> nba, and the warriors -- they are not fooling around at all. they just wrapped up business in the nation's capital. now hold on to somethin
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 10:00pm PST
and held without bail. josh brent was arrested early this morning for intoxication manslaughter. they say he crashed his car, killing his passenger and teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown. linebacker was a member of the team's practice squad. a police spokesperson says brent was taken into custody after he failed a field sobriety test. >> it appears he was traveling at ahi rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb causing his vehicle to flip. >> brent is scheduled to be arraigned. the second-degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. >>> police in cc released the dash-cam video showing chief's linebacker jovan belcher hours before he killed his girlfriend and himself. the officer saw him asleep in his car about 3:00 a.m. and encouraged him to leave the running car and go upstairs. police say belcher was cooperative. a second video taken just five hours later shows officers rushing to the chief's stadium, where belcher shot himself. >>> there is more legal trouble for comedienne katt williams today. he was wanted for allegedly le
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
bars tonight after a deadly crash that killed a teammate. defensive lineman josh brent is being held on half a million dollars bond. his lawyer called that excessive. police say brent was driving drunk when he crashed his car in the dallas suburb of irving yesterday. tem me teammate jerry brown died in the crash. a moment of silence was held for brown before today's game. >>> coming up on news4 at 6:00, don't know exactly what you're looking for when you need a taxi in the district? >> you know, all these different cab, okay, holding onto the door. is this a real cab? >> a new policy could make it easier for you to hail a cab. >>> breaking news just into news4 on a double shooting in the district. police are telling us that happened near minnesota avenue and 19 street southeast. details on the victim still coming into our newsroom. stay with news4 and nbcwashington.com for the latest. we'll keep you posted as soon as we get more information. >>> overseas now in egypt, clashes continuing despite president mohamed morsi relinquishing the sweeping powers he granted himself last month. t
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
his passenger was killed. josh brent was arrested for intoxication manslaughter. he crashed his car in the suburb and killing his teammate jerry brown. brent was arrested after he failed a sobriety test. >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or i am packed the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip one time. >> second degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. the cowboys are still scheduled to play the bengals today. last week, the kansas city chiefs player killed his girlfriend and then himself. >>> two funeral services being held for two teenagers. and shot and killed in oakland. a sidewalk memorial marks the spot where the two were gunned down two weeks ago. family and friends gathered at colonial chapel to remember them. today's services will be held for one of them at the mortuary. the bodies were found near brookdale park. >>> the man who killed lamar will be sentenced. he was trying to kidnap three women back in 2009. those incidents happened when garcia-torres was 17 year
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am EST
gone. >>> it is another tragedy for the nfl. dallas cowboy defense tackle josh brent will be in court later this morning, facing charges of intoxication, manslaughter after crashing his car while driving drunk, killing one of his teammates. this comes one week african can city chiefs player belcher killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. nbc's sara story has the story for us this morning and the tragic news inside the nfl. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. >> reporter: irving police say josh brent was drive whgt mercedes flipped and landed on its top. the passenger was jerry brown jr., a linebacker on the cowboys' practice squad. officers say the car was on fire when they arrived on scene. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: investigators say brown was unresponsive and later died at a hospital. they say speed and alcohol were factor
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
charged in the the death of his own teammate. cowboy's lineman, josh brent walking out of jail not long ago after posting bond. the jung set it at a half million dollars in the court apeeshs, police say he had been trinking before the accident that killed his teammate jerry brown. the cowboys on the road against the cincinnati bengals. honored brown by placing his jersey on the team's bench and a moment of silence before kickoff. and casey stegall live in arlington, texas. we' learning that brent walked out of jail without shoes. >> yeah, harris, indeed. he was barefoot. let's go ahead and get to that brand new video that you speak of. he had no shoes on and had appeared deep gashes on his head and it's not clear when he will be back before a judge. meantime we are learning more about relationship between the two teammates, they were great friends on and off the field and in illinois they both played college ball from 2007 to 2009, and they were roommates here in texas. they were reportedly on their way home from a club in dallas early yesterday morning when brent lost control of his me
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
morning, josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his vehicle hit a curb and flipped. >> our initial indication is that when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died, that charge was upgraded to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying, we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest simple this are with the members of jerry's family and all those who knew him and loved him. this incident comes a week after kansas city chiefs linebacker javon belcher killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the team's practice facility. a newly released video taken before the murder-suicide shows police responding
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
cowboys tackle josh brent is now facing an intoxication manslaughter charge, this after a car accident that killed linebacker jerry brown, a member of the cowboys practice squad. police say the accident happened about 2:20 this morning in the dallas suburb of irving, texas. joining me now on the telephone is clarence hill. he covers the cowboys for the ft. worth star telegram. clarence, first of all, pick up the story from there. what else can you tell us? >> well, the newest thing we realized this is not josh brent's first run-in within alcohol-related traffic accident or a traffic incident. he was arrested in february 22nd, 2009 for driving under the influence. it was at college in illinois and suspended indefinitely. his sophomore season, he did return for a junior season before coming out in the draft and drafted by the cowboys in the seventh round of the 2010 supplemental draft. >> what else can you tell us about the circumstances that led up to the crash? >> well, they were at a popular spot that a lot of people go to saturday night, club privee in dallas. they were having a good
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
a teammate in a terrible car crash. lineman josh brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. investigators say brent was drunk when his car hit a curb and flipped over, then caught fire in a dallas suburb early saturday morning. practice squad linebacker larry brown was killed. the two had been friends since their college days. brent released a statement, saying i am grief stricken for his family, our teammates and friends. i will live with this horrific, tragic loss every day for the rest of my life. >>> dc police are on the hunt for two men who hailed a cab and knocked out the driver. cab drivers we spoke to didn't seem surprised. what's being done to protect them? >> reporter: a cab driver knocked unconscious and robbed of his cell phone and cash. it happened just before midnight friday. police say the suspects were passengers, riding in the back seat. at some point, the men put on masks. when the cab was stopped along the 900 block of euclid street northwest, they attacked the driver from behind, robbed him, then took off on foot. other drivers we spoke with were disturb
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
was the passenger in a vehicle that hit a curb in dallas early this morning. police have arrested the driver, josh brent, on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. more on this developing story with don lemon at the top of the hour. that will do it for me, cnn news room continues at the top of the hour with don lemon, first. dr. sanjay guptaok
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